Tag: mikemendez

Fantastic Fest 2016: Dolph Lundgren Hunts Demons in DON'T KILL IT Trailer

Director Mike Mendez knows how to have a good time. His segment in Tales of Halloween segment, "Friday the 31st" had me grinning from ear-to-ear, while Big Ass Spider! was a glorious throwback to drive-in monster movies. With Don't Kill...

Review: In THE LAST HEIST, A Serial Killer Spoils A Bank Robbery

Say you've got the perfect bank robbery planned out, should take you no more than 10 minutes, tops. You've got your team all ready to go, parked in a van nearby the bank branch, which has already closed to the...

We Have The Key Art Premiere For Mike Mendez's Thriller THE LAST HEIST

ScreenAnarchy has the key art premiere for Mike Mendez's (Big Ass Spider and Tales of Halloween) upcoming thriller The Last Heist. XLrator Media is releasing the flick in U.S. cinemas and on VOD and iTunes on June 17th. A bank...

Abertoir 2015 Boasts Impressive Asian Line-Up

Abertoir - The International Horror Festival Of Wales is one of the many such events around the world that gets an enthusiastic thumbs up from the folks here at ScreenAnarchy. Taking place in Aberystwyth from 10-15 November, this year's line-up...

Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, Sure To Become A Classic

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

Toronto After Dark 2015: DEATHGASM, LOVE & PEACE And TALES OF HALLOWEEN Lead First Wave

We are just over a month away from the annual gathering of Toronto's 'cinemaniacs'. the Toronto After Dark Film Festival! It is almost hard to believe that the festival is already celebrating it's ten year anniversary and we at ScreenAnarchy...

Fantasia 2015 Interview: Axelle Carolyn Talks TALES Of HALLOWEEN

For those who haven't heard, Tales of Halloween is a whole lot of spooky fun, and if you're going to be at the Bruce Campbell Horror Fest inside Wizard World Chicago or Film4 FrightFest in London, you'll be able to see Tales before...

Fantasia 2015 Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, A Pumpkin-Flavored Love Letter From Hell

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

2015 Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival Lineup Includes TALES OF HALLOWEEN, HE NEVER DIED, And More

Residents of Chicagoland, rejoice! (Also, tourists who can make plans to travel there). The program for the second annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival presented by Wizard World has been announced, and it is filled with "vampires, psychotic breakdowns, cannibals,...

TALES OF HALLOWEEN: Watch The Comic-Con Trailer For The Horror Anthology

When a number of directors who have had notable input into horror and genre cinema of their own accord get together to make a new Halloween horror anthology one sits up and pays attention. And so we have been tracking...

DON'T KILL IT: Dolph Lundgren Hunts Demons In Next From BIG ASS SPIDER Director

At the beginning of the year Big Ass Spider director Mike Mendez posted a pic of himself having lunch with Dolph Lundgren and we all thought that was pretty cool. This is after all, the Dolph Lundgren. Mendez was mum...

TALES OF HALLOWEEN: Cast, Cameos And Chapter Titles Announced

Epic Pictures, the production company behind the upcoming horror anthology Tales of Halloween have announced the production's cast, a bevy of awesome cameos and the titles of all eleven chapters. We have talked about the list of directors shooting the eleven...

THE WOMAN's Lucky McKee Joins TALES OF HALLOWEEN Horror Anthology

Lucky McKee, director of notorious horror films such as The Woman and All Cheerleaders Die, has joined the horror anthology Tales of Halloween. Production is already underway in Los Angeles. "I'm delighted to be included with so many filmmakers I respect...

Eleven Directors Coming Together For Horror Anthology TALES OF HALLOWEEN

Epic Pictures Group announced yesterday that they will help produce a new horror anthology just in time for Halloween, next year. The new anthology, Tales of Halloween, is based on a concept created by Soulmate director Axelle Carolyn. Carolyn brought...

BIG ASS SPIDER Invades Your Homes On Blu-ray

How does a low-budget creature feature become a festival circuit hit and the envy of programmers the world over? By understanding who its audience is and not taking itself too seriously.To recap the story. Greg Grunberg is Alex Mathes, an...

Win A BIG ASS SPIDER T-shirt, Blu-ray And Signed Poster!

Well, this is a nice way to start off the new year. We will give one lucky winner a Blu-ray, T-shirt and a signed poster from the festival hit Big Ass Spider. The young woman modelling the t-shirt is not...

Watch The First 3 Minutes Of BIG ASS SPIDER!

Big Ass Spider. the crowd-pleasing favorite from the festival circuit, has had its limited theatrical run and was On Demand on most major platforms, and will be arriving on DVD and Bluray on January 7th. To mark the impending release you...

Review: BIG ASS SPIDER! Attacks Los Angeles With More Humor Than Horror

Truth in advertising is such a rare commodity that Big Ass Spider! gets one of its eight legs up on the competition because of it. Clearly, director Mike Mendez and his collaborators behind the camera completely buy into the idea...

BIG ASS SPIDER! Crawling To U.S. Theaters In October

Creature feature Big Ass Spider! will be crawling into select U.S. theaters on October 18. Directed by Mike Mendez, the horror-comedy -- with the emphasis firmly on comedy -- had its world premiere at SXSW earlier this year. I will...

SXSW 2013 Review: BIG ASS SPIDER! Attacks Los Angeles With More Humor Than Horror

Truth in advertising is such a rare commodity that Big Ass Spider! gets one of its eight legs up on the competition because of it. Clearly, director Mike Mendez and his collaborators behind the camera completely buy into the idea...